Hey everyone, it's me, your favorite iconoclastic heterodox i wanted to give a status update on the still unnamed jerx book that will be coming out later this year. But a book does not remain a hit for more than half a century without striking a chord in the hearts of a sizeable audience, and the phantom tollbooth has garnered a huge, multi-generational following. A personal book review of the phantom tollbooth by norton juster. Check out the full version of the phantom tollbooth book unit at teachers pay teachers.
Test your knowledge of the phantom tollbooth with our quizzes and study questions, or go further with essays on the context and background and links to the best resources around the web context full book quiz. Example of a created map of the phantom tollbooth have students create a map of milo's journey throughout the novel at each place that milo stops, have students draw and label that location, then write a brief summary describing it on a separate sheet of paper. About the author norton juster has written numerous children's books, including the phantom tollbooth, the dot and the line, and most recently, the hello, goodbye window though he loves to write, mr juster's first passion is architecture, which was the center of his career until his retirement in 1992. This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of the phantom tollbooth welcome to the new sparknotes your book-smartest friend just got a makeover.
The name of the book is the phantom tollbooth and it was written by a bearded elf named norton juster and illustrated by jules feiffer, who is the cleverest of the young neurotics dissenting was the bulletin of the center for children's books , which in march 1962 deemed the book an intensive and extensive fantasy, heavily burdened with . After my first reading of 'the phantom tollbooth', it became,and still remains, my favorite young reader book i wrote two book reports on it for my middle school reading classes i even received a copy of it as a tenth birthday present. The phantom tollbooth by norton juster, [the phantom tollbooth] first when i was 10 i still have the book report i wrote, which began 'this is the best book ever. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for the phantom tollbooth at amazoncom 0 comment report the phantom tollbooth is the book i wish my parents . I still have the book report i wrote, which began ‘this is the best book ever’”— the new york times “the phantom tollbooth is the closest thing we have to a modern alice in wonderland ”—.
The phantom tollbooth the phantom tollbooth norton juster illustrated by jules feiffer as i've mentioned before, things have been a the phantom tollbooth - norton juster i read this book in second grade and it's still one of my all-time favs. The book the phantom tollbooth by norton juster is a magnificent story filled with word plays and idioms taken literally the story starts off with a boy named milo . I still have the book report i wrote, which began ' this is the best book ever '-- the new york times the phantom tollbooth is the closest thing we have to a modern alice in wonderland -- the guardian the book lingers long after turning the final page . This is quite possibly the best didactic children's book ever written, and is certainly one of the most unusual i add the didactic qualifier to distinguish it from various fantasies and more traditional stories, since the phantom tollbooth is a book that's trying to say something, to teach philosophy and learning from the very beginning it is a very difficult genre to do well without preaching, and i've never read any book that succeeds as well. Studying for the phantom tollbooth we have tons of study questions for you here, all completely free.
There's a reason the phantom tollbooth is a classic adults will appreciate the humor parents will appreciate the lesson the book teaches their kids kids will appreciate the fantastical elements and the way that the hero manages to work stuff out more and more the farther into the book they go. Book report on goosebumps cry of the cat the phantom tollbooth is about a young boy named milo he hates school and he is a very lazy boy one day he stumbles . I read [the phantom tollbooth] first when i was 10 i still have the book report i wrote, which began 'this is the best book ever'--anna quindlen, the new york times a classic humorous, full of warmth and real invention--the new yorker from the inside flap illustrated in black-and-white. The phantom tollbooth written by norton juster and illustrated by jules feiffer when milo receives a magic tollbooth, he drives his toy car through it into the kingdom of wisdom, once orderly but now in disarray.
The phantom tollbooth by norton juster the phantom tollbooth whole book test is a set of fifty multiple choice questions the items do not require story interpretation, but they do require a detailed factual knowledge of the novel's plot, events, characters, etc. The phantom tollbooth [the phantom tollbooth] first when i was 10 i still have the book report i wrote, which began 'this is the best book ever'.
Free summary and analysis of the events in norton juster's the phantom tollbooth that won't make you snore we promise. Book summary the phantom tollbooth by norton juster (alfred a knopf, inc, 1989) milo, the hero in the phantom tollbooth, is a little boy with a big problem. The phantom tollbooth is a fantasy novel about a young boy named milo who was always unsettled and unable to find purpose in life one day, a mysterious tollbooth appears and transports him to a life of magic, adventure, and wonder the main character is always rushing to be nowhere in particular .